Jan. 28MOSCOW — A panel discussion featuring producers from around the region will be a highlight of the “Love Your Farmer, Love Your Food Event” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 28 at the 1912 Center here, 412 E. Third St.
The free event will provide an opportunity for community members to meet and talk with the people who provide many products around the Palouse.
The panel discussion will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a social gathering for community members to talk with producers. Panelists include representatives of Palouse Prairie Kobe of Tekoa; Little Bear Dairy of Troy; River City Farm of Lewiston; Clearwater Canyon Cellars of Lewiston; and Swallowtail Flowers of Moscow.
Appetizers will be provided by Patty Brehm from Kitchen Counter and there will be a no-host bar. Before and after the panel, attendees can browse through a food and agriculture resource fair with educational materials from community organizations. Door prizes also will be given away.
Jan. 29 and Feb. 2
PULLMAN — Music faculty at Washington State University will perform at two concerts in the next week that support the School of Music scholarship fund.
Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Beethoven, Brahms and Bernstein will be performed in “To Be or Not To Be: From Baroque to Broadway,” by Cantiamo!, the faculty vocal ensemble at 8 p.m. Jan. 29 in Bryan Hall on the WSU campus here.
New faculty member Sarah Miller will perform standard solo repertoire on trombone and euphonium at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 in Bryan Hall. She will also play select chamber pieces in collaboration with other WSU faculty.
A later concert, “Expressive Music from the Heart of Europe” by Luise Adolphe Le Beau, Max Bruch and Paul Schoenfield, will be staged at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 in Bryan Hall. Faculty performers are Meredith Arksey, violin and viola; Shannon Scott, clarinet; and Karen Savage and Elena Panchenko, piano.
Performances in the Faculty Artist Series cost $10 regular price and $5 for senior citizens and non-WSU students. Concerts are free to WSU students with ID. Tickets will be available in the lobby 30 minutes before each concert.
LEWISTON — Two Lewiston men will give a historical talk about the architecture and families that formed on the bluff above the city’s downtown at 2 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Lewiston City Library.
The talk by Steven Branting and Garry Bush, both retired teachers, is titled “ ‘Hearth & Home on the Bluff South of Town’: The Settlement of Lewiston’s Normal Hill.” The men will focus on the four main styles of architecture found on Lewiston’s Normal Hill — Queen Anne, Mediterranean, Bungalow and Craftsman — as well as the families who formed the charter members of the neighborhoods that grew up there, according to a news release.
Their presentation is one of the series of the library’s Tsceminicum Talks. The library is at 411 D St.
MOSCOW — An expert on the Middle East and foreign affairs will give a presentation about issues in Syria at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the University of Idaho’s Administration Building auditorium here.
Danish Ambassador Rolf M.H.P. Holmboe will visit campus as this year’s Distinguished Practitioner of International Affairs through the UI’s Martin Institute.
Holmboe is a career diplomat whose work began in 1992, according to a news release. He served as the ambassador of Denmark to Lebanon, Syria and Jordan from 2012-15. Since October, Holmboe has been on temporary leave from the Danish Foreign Service and is working as an independent consultant and Middle East expert.
Holmboe will visit with students from UI and Washington State University during his visit to the Palouse from Monday through next Thursday.